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Himantolophus azurlucens  Beebe & Crane, 1947

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Himantolophidae (Footballfishes)
Etymology: Himantolophus: Greek, himas or himantos = leather strap, thong or leash (referring to the thick leathery illicium) + Greek, lopho or lophio = crest or tuft (referring to the baited illicium projecting from the head) (Ref. 86949).   More on author: Beebe.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 900 - 1100 m (Ref. 86949).   Deep-water

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Eastern Central Pacific: 52 mi. off Cape Mala, Panama.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.1 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 5; Anal soft rays: 4. Distinguishing characteristics of metamorphosed female: length of illicium 32% SL; left primary branch of distal escal appendage with a pair of side branches emerging about 8% SL from base; length of right distal escal appendage 23% SL, left distal escal appendage 32% SL; club shaped side branches, length 3-4% SL; primary branches of distal escal appendage covered with small dermal spinules except for distal tips (Ref. 86949).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.), 2001. Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of December 2001. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in December 2001. (Ref. 40966)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.60 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .